Fresno State's Strategic Priorities: Priority Three


Align our physical and technological infrastructure to support a sustainable and welcoming campus environment.


We measure progress and success through the completion of projects and initiatives as prioritized by an updated physical master plan that supports the strategic plan and student success initiatives.


Campus Deferred Maintenance and Improvements

Since Fall 2013, Fresno State has invested a total of $95,429,027 in capital related projects, both new construction and capital renewal and renovation. Some notable projects include our updated electrical infrastructure, the Physical Therapy and Intercollegiate Athletic Building (PTIA), the Jordan Agricultural Research Center (JARC), lecture room and laboratory modernizations, HVAC updates, and repairs to underground utility infrastructure (i.e. hot water, natural gas, storm and sewer lines). This year we expect a total of $26,235,495 in major infrastructure projects, many of which are currently underway including the Student Health Center, North and South Gym Modernization, and the Equestrian Locker Room. Our future facility project needs total approximately $534 million in modernizing our classrooms and academic buildings, improving campus parking lots, and the ongoing underground utility infrastructure improvements as well as new facilities.

Projects Completed Prior to 2016-17
Project Total Project Cost
Overall Total $95,429,027
ADA Improvements $500,000
Building Modernization (NG 118, Engineering West Annex) $2,482,365
Classroom/Lab Modernization (EW 130, 132, 134; Conley Art 101, McL and Sci I) $2,500,000
Elevator Upgrades $1,257,000
HVAC Projects $2,800,000
Lighting Upgrades/Energy Retrofit $836,360
Deferred Maintenance Projects $1,309,975
New Buildings (PTIA and JARC) $35,800,000
Parking, Transportation, and Street Improvements $1,649,021
Play Field Upgrade $675,000
Roofing Replacement (University Center, North Gym and North Gym Annex, Social Science, Conley Art, Lab School) $2,000,000
Site Improvements (Quad and Landscape) $809,900
Duncan Building Locker Room Improvements (Soccer/Lacrosse) $1,530,406
Track Replacement $2,800,000
Electrical Infrastructure $30M and other underground utility infrastructure improvements $34,179,000
University Agricultural Laboratory $2,500,000
Wayfinding Signage (campus-wide) $1,800,000
Current Projects for 2017-18
Project Total Project Cost
Overall Total $26,235,495
Building Modernization (North and South Gym) $10,000,000
Central Plan Phase I Design (Estimated total project cost +$125 million; Construction funding for Phase I to be included in 2018-19 CSU Capital Outlay funding priorities) $1,428,000
Classroom Modernization - Phase I (SS 210, PHS 102, McL 161, Sci II 207, SA 26, IT 288, AG 109, Sci II 109) $5,135,607
Deferred Maintenance Projects (of which $1.6 million was provided from the CO to upgrade our campus fire alarm system) $2,119,374
Parking, Transportation and Street Improvements $540,514
New Equestrian Locker Room $1,600,000
Utility Infrastructure Improvements (CSU Capital Funding) $5,412,000

Priority Three Themes

  1. Modernize and upgrade existing facilities and infrastructure.
  2. Plan for new facilities and spaces to support enrollment growth.
  3. Embrace technology to support innovation, teaching and learning.
  4. Implement innovative parking and transportation strategies.
  5. Build and operate a healthier, more sustainable campus environment.

Priority Three Highlights

$5.1 Million in Classroom Upgrades

This year, 8 Classrooms will be upgraded at a cost of $5.1 million

$5.7 Million in Additional Classroom Upgrades for 2019

In summer 2019, 4 more classrooms will be upgraded at a cost of $5.7 million

New Science Laboratories

Two new science laboratories opened in Fall 2017 using a mix of state, campus and private funding

Laboratories and Health Center Modernized

6 Laboratories and the Health Center have been modernized

DiscoverE Highlights

DISCOVERe Highlights

Google G Suite

Zimbra replaced by Google

Bulldog Express

Bulldog Express ridership increased in FY16/17 by 130,119 rides

V-Line Visalia to Fresno

Launched the V-Line (free ridership from Visalia to Fresno State)

Fresno State Police Department

Grew Fresno State police from 20 to 27 since FY14/15

Campus Safety Improvements

Campus Safety Improvements

Twice a year, a team from University Police Department, Facilities and ASI walk the campus after dark to identify safety hazards or opportunities to improve campus safety.
A number of improvements have been made as a result of this effort:

Converted all exterior lighting to LED; Upgraded lighting including additional LED lights, new fixtures in walkways and parking areas, addition of floodlights and wall pack lights in numerous areas; Trimming of bushes and trees.

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